Narasimhan K. | Elance
 
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Narasimhan K.

Six Sigma Project Manager
   India
  |  4:07 am Local Time

Resume/C.V.

I had headed strategic business units in all my five prior assignments exceeding profits and accomplishing key result areas settled at start of the year, in diverse industries, spread over two decades.

Presently I work as Project Director, Profaids Consulting.
(http://profaids.com/beautifulpeople.htm), managing their clients in Bangalore Region.

I consult few US firms, who are Odesk buyers, reviewing their business transactions and financial planning to optimize on their resources.

I have logged more than 700+ hours with Odesk with a feedback score of 4.90 (
http://www.odesk.com/users/Project-Manager-years-Projects-Outsourcing-Six-Sigma-Odesk_~~3b6e4f9848f5c69a)
Service Description
With the active assistance of my other team members I render the following services

- Financial Planning
- Accounting
- Tax Filing
- Risk evaluation in areas such as business continuity, financial reporting, transaction processing, business decision making, integrity of various stakeholders (vendors, clients, employees, other service providers), remote processing, off shoring

Objective

To lead a team of skilled personnel providing support to organizations in all aspects of Finance, Investing, Auditing, Statutory compliance, Tax filing, Banking and other IT Enabled Financial Services

Ability

- Business analysis evaluating cross border business/ investment opportunities
- Reengineering of process to mitigate risks, save on costs, improve deliverables and identify new revenue opportunities
- Consulting firms in setting up their organizations with business plans, resources, operational control in place

Experience

32 years in Banking, Stock Broking, Wealth Management, Equity research, Forex Management, Risk Management, IPOs, Loan Placements, Off Shoring, Software Development & Information Technology Enabled Services, Management consultancy

I have Skills & Exposure in

Accounting
Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Analytics
Bookkeeping
Budgeting & Forecasting
Business Analysis
Business Mathematics
Business Plans
Corporate Strategy
Data Interpretation
Data Sufficiency
Financial Analysis
Financial Forecasting
Financial Management
Financial Reporting
Financial Statements
Inventory Management
Investment Research
Job Costing
Lacerte
Management
Negotiation
Operations Management
Organizational Behavior
Payroll
Project Management
QuickBooks
Quicken
Six Sigma
Statistics
Strategic Planning
Tax Preparation
TQM
Commercial Lending
Compensation
Electronic Commerce
Records Management
Education
All India Management Association
Graduate Diploma in Management
1984 - 1987
Institute of Bankers
Assoicate of Institute of Bankers (London)
1980 - 1982
Indian Institute of Bankers
Certificate in Industrial Finance
1980 - 1981
Indian Institute of Bankers
Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers
1978 - 1980
Madras University
Master of Science
1974 - 1976
Employment
Krish Systems
Owner
2002 - Present
Responsibilities - Supervise 3 -5 employees in Business Plan preparation, US accounting & Taxes for 75+ entities in Quickbooks, Quicken, CSA & Lacerte for CPAs - on going. - Market off-shoring of business process services - Prepare process flow document for new assignments - Train employees in accounting & tax filing packages - Handle complex jobs like migration of accounting data from one to another format, cash flow, budgeting, corporate tax returns etc. - Assure quality on jobs done by employees - Developed software routines/ macros in Visual Basic, MS Access for accounting related tasks such as reconciling, data conversion, upload to QB/CSA etc Star projects executed - 50+ project reports for a Netherland based entity on various cross border investment opportunities -Large Scale data migration, integration and analysis of data in MS Excel for Hawaii Cemeteries, Seneca Management clients of the Texas CPA. - Moving over FY 06 entries from a QB running from FY 1994 (original size 250 MB) to a new QB file (reduce size 25 MB) for Colorado CPA. - Large reclassification of entries for a client of NJ CPA. - Customized Sugar CRM to monitor project related tasks for Texas CPA - Customized Issues and Contacts database in MS Access 2007 to monitor projects for Texas CPA 11/1/2007 to Present Freelance Provider, Odesk - Logged 500+ hours in varied projects including configuring purchase module in Open ERP for UK Food Major - Helped US based firms to manage their accounts and tax filing (Ricardo Guzman, David Hirschfeld, Ravi Venugopal) - Restructured businesses for Bonsai Inc and is implementing OpenBravo for them - Prepared business plans for a South African buyer and a US real estate manager (George Guard) - Compiled loan applications for US based firms (Chris) - Tested adequacy of Open Bravo, ERP, configuring Purchase functions of a UK food major (Rahim Hirani) - Evolved excel based budget projections for a US firm (Reid Smith Vaniz) - Resolved problematic multiyear financials for a business valuation (Bernard Vukas) - Managed software team for Lance Chambers and Real Estate business for Kim Burke - Reviewed equity, stock market trends, state of industry and economy as a paid contributor in www.fingad.com (Khanan Grauer) and many more
Profaids Consulting
Project Director
2006 - 2009
Leads a team of accountants evaluating management processes of various companies addressing risk management, corporate governance, forensic audit, statutory compliance, resource acquisition / use, costing and value engineering Presents reports to owners and venture capital investors in power point crisply outlining adequacy of controls and optimization of resource use giving action plan accepted by Managers with time line Reviewing our reports half yearly with the management comparing the benefits derived benchmark with our recommended action plan Recruiting and training commerce graduates preparing them for certified accountant examination Completed evaluating major manufacturing units of Nilgiris engaged in food preparation Prepared a draft document for delegation of authority by the Nilgiris Group Completed management audit of retail store operations Verified Fixed Assets for the Group at 15 locations and 4 entities Reviewed Corporate office functions including treasury, franchise and IT Mapped cost centers and departments for SAP besides upload of Fixed Assets Reviewed SAP implementation in Production, Purchase, Sales and Finance modules Evaluated optimization of Value Added Tax in dairy operations Compiled Management Audit report of Aricent complying with US GAAP, a telecom software provider. Reviewed implementation of Oracle ERP for Avtec, Hosur and Kharagpur, Birla Group company, especially inventory transactions Completed review of purchase, production and sale functions under SAP for Wendt India, Hosur and Ace Designers, Bangalore Completed review of processes in franchise, purchase, HR and sale functions under Oracle in DTDC, Bangalore 11/1/2007 to Present Freelance Provider, Odesk - Logged 700+ hours in varied projects including configuring purchase module in Open ERP for UK Food Major, Equity review at www.fingad.com Helped US based firms to manage their accounts and tax filing (Ricardo Guzman, David Hirschfeld) Prepared business plans for a South African buyer and a US real estate manager (George Guard) Compiled loan applications for US based firms (Chris) Tested adequacy of Open Bravo, ERP, configuring Purchase functions of a UK food major (Rahim Hirani) Evolved excel based budget projections for a US firm (Reid Smith Vaniz) Resolved problematic multi year financials for a business valuation (Bernard Vukas) Managed software team for Lance Chambers and Real Estate business for Kim Burke Reviewed equity, stock market trends, state of industry and economy as a paid contributor in www.fingad.com (Khanan Grauer) and many more… 11/1/2001 to Present Proprietor, Krish Systems Responsibilities - Supervise 1 – 2 employees in US accounting & Taxes for 75+ entities in Quickbooks, Quicken, CSA & Lacerte for CPAs - on going. - Market off-shoring of business process services - Prepare process flow document for new assignments - Train employees in accounting & tax filing packages - Handle complex jobs like migration of accounting data from one to another format, cash flow, budgeting, corporate tax returns etc. - Assure quality on jobs done by employees - Developed software routines/ macros in Visual Basic, MS Access for accounting related tasks such as reconciling, data conversion, upload to QB/CSA etc Star projects executed - Large Scale data migration, integration and analysis of data in MS Excel for Hawaii Cemeteries, Seneca Management clients of the Texas CPA. - Moving over FY 06 entries from a QB running from FY 1994 (original size 250 MB) to a new QB file (reduce size 25 MB) for Colorado CPA. - Large reclassification of entries for a client of NJ CPA. - Customized Sugar CRM to monitor project related tasks for Texas CPA - Customized Issues and Contacts database in MS Access 2007 to monitor projects for Texas CPA
Dataram Services P Limited, Bangalore
Head (Projects & Finance)
2000 - 2002
- Created Strategic Business Units (SBUs) - Analyzed & Reviewed company operations, policies, strategies to the Board of Directors - Disseminated data on company’s operations and prospects to various stake holders - Put in place HR practices in areas of employee recruiting, appraisal, training & development, compensation. - Recruited and trained managers in managing strategic business units - Explored and concluded business arrangements with overseas investors - Responsible for supervision of accounting, statutory compliance, direct & indirect tax filings/ assessment - Monitored Costs & Resources uses - Managed Projects and Finance divisions of the company aided by 3 SBU Managers - Designed, developed and deployed appropriate software applications to improve processes and optimize resource utilization in Projects, onsite consultants and Finance - Placed bids under Request For Proposals of Digitization for large project - Managed software consultants while in US for onsite software development - Managed 100+ staff through three SBU Managers - Provided, maintained computers & attendant infrastructure
Frontline Capital Service Limited, New Delhi
Vice President
1999 - 2000
Vice- President, Frontline Capital Service Limited, New Delhi Stock Broker (Bombay Stock Exchange, Delhi Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange) - Involved in Corporate planning, SBUs, Profit Centers - Put in place HR practices in areas of employee recruiting, appraisal, training & development, compensation. - Recruited and trained persons in risk management on trade positions - Recruited and trained managers in managing strategic business units - Supervised accounting, statutory compliance, direct & indirect tax filings/ assessment - Created and managed Merchant Banking Division - Designed, developed and deployed application software in VB/MS Access to improve control and optimize trading limits - Managed exposure risks of unconcluded trades of broking clients 24*7
CornerStone Securities Limited, New Delhi
Director
1995 - 1999
4/1/1995 till 11/30/1999 Director, CornerStone Securities Limited, New Delhi Stock Broker (National Stock Exchange) - Designed, developed and deployed software applications in Foxpro/ VB/ MS Access to improve processes and optimize resource utilization for equity trading, forex advisory, back office accounting , tax and statutory filings, employee compensation - Drew business plan for the company - Analyzed & Reviewed company operations, policies, strategies to the Board of Directors - Disseminated data on company’s operations and prospects to various stake holders - Put in place HR practices in areas of employee recruiting, appraisal, training & development, compensation. - Recruited and trained persons in forex advisory/ equity price analysis/ corporate evaluation and other skills in selling services of the company as managers and operations assistants - Supervised accounting, statutory compliance, direct & indirect tax filings/ assessment - Managed Equity research, Forex, Broking, Investments divisions - Managed funds of the company and hi net worth Individuals - Reviewed stock market trend and prices, daily for clients and trading - Created Forex advisory team & Market their services - Managed 25+ staff through two SBU Managers - Managed exposure risks of unconcluded trades of broking clients 24*7
State Bank of Mysore
Chief Manager
1989 - 1995
5/1/1994 till 3/31/1995 Chief Manager – Nehruplace Branch, State Bank of Mysore, New Delhi - Managed and improved business turnover by 50% to Rs. 1250 million - Managed 100+ staff through 3 SBUs - Added Merchant Banking services to broad base revenues - Lead managed two Initial Public Offers 5/1/1989 till 4/30/1994 Chief Manager – Merchant Banking Division, Head Office, State Bank of Mysore, Bangalore - Created Merchant banking division - Managed 40 branches and 4 merchant bank bureaus with more than 100+ staff - Reduced bank’s dependence from traditional revenue sources - Secured authorization from regulator (Securities Exchange Board of India) - Trained a team of (40+) officers of bank in various functions of Merchant Banking - Lead Managed Initial Public Offers (10), Rights issues concluded financial arrangements for clients - Marketed merchant banking services such as bridge loans, refund, issue appraisals, collection, underwriting and placement of financial papers. - Supervised securities accounting, statutory compliance, preparation of P&L & Balance sheet schedules - Designed, developed and deployed Dbase IV programs to monitor the activities of Merchant Banking at each of the outlets in various projects
Payment Terms
Through Elance
Advance of 50% where fixed payment is proposed
Milestones to be drawn that shall incorporate the project progress, readiness of integration and quality
Narasimhan K. | Elance

Narasimhan K.